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Details of extension .dxf

1 extension(s) and 1 alias(es) in our database

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .dxf file?
  • Which program can create the .dxf file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .dxf format?
  • What can convert .dxf files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .dxf extension?
Autodesk Drawing eXchange File .dxf file icon

Autodesk Drawing eXchange File

DXF is an Autodesk Drawing eXchange file. The AutoCAD DXF formats is the native vector file formats of Autodesk's AutoCAD application. DXF is probably one of the most widely supported vector formats in the world today.
Category: Document files
Application: Autodesk AutoCAD
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/x-dxf
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
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Autodesk Design Web Format
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Autodesk AutoCAD Heidi Device Interface
Pro/ENGINEER Neutral Assembly
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DEC DX Document .dx file icon

DEC DX Document

DX file is a DEC DX Document. DEC DX was a word processor application for MS-DOS.
Detailed description not available
Category: Document files
Application: DEC DX
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/dec-dx
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
dec, dxf
Related extensions:
Microsoft Word AutoRecovery File
ClarisWorks Document
Data Interchange Format
Microsoft Word Document
Microsoft Word Document Template
Lotus Word Pro Document
Microsoft Word for Macintosh Document
Portable Document Format
Microsoft PowerPoint Presentation

Other types of files may also use the .dxf file extension. If you have helpful information about .dxf extension, write to us!

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

ProWorx NXT Extended Memory Data File
Extensible Data Format File
XCAP Diff Data
TunerPro Definition File
DSON Support File
DataCAD 15 Symbol File
Racelogic PerformanceBox Split Data
Dramatica Pro Project
Micrografx Designer Document

The .dxf filename extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

xdf (88), dsf (77), exf (1), cxf (1), dxv (1), dxr (1), dxe (1), dxc (1), xf (1), dx (1), wxf (1), dfx (1), sxf (1), ddf (1), fxf (1)

Can't open a .dxf file?

If you want to open a .dxf file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. If the .dxf association isn't set correctly, you may receive the following error message:

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.dxf

To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To change file associations:

  • Right-click a file with the extension whose association you want to change, and then click Open With.
  • In the Open With dialog box, click the program whith which you want the file to open, or click Browse to locate the program that you want.
  • Select the Always use the selected program to open this kind of file check box.

Supported operating systems

Windows Server 2003/2008/2012/2016, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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